When used as a verb,
Make means produce something.
Fake has a similar, but negative, meaning as counterfeit something. In addition,
Forge can mean either, depending on the context.
My question is about
Forge: When is it neutral (as
Make) and when is it negative (as
For example, can we say forge friendship with somebody? Is that describing their friendship as solid as metal (which is good), or implying their friendship is superficial and untrue (which is bad)?